Taif prepares for summer events
Taif, Saudi Arabia, January 27, 2014
Saudi Arabia's Taif, which has been nominated as the Arab Summer Resorts Capital for 2014, will host a range events including festivals, exhibitions, workshops, lectures, sporting tournaments and cultural events.
The events programme was approved recently by Prince Mishaal bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Makkah region, said a Saudi Press Agency report.
Taif is the first Arab city to win this title. The developmental projects in the city last year was estimated at more than SR16 billion ($4.26 billion), the report said.